NVIDIA Quadro M5500: specs and benchmarks

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NVIDIA Quadro M5500
NVIDIA Quadro M5500
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1139
  • Max video memory 8GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 6606
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2016
Performance 26.64

Summary

NVIDIA started Quadro M5500 sales 4 April 2016. This is Maxwell architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 8 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 6.61 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 211 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 150 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at

26.64%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of Quadro M5500's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating180
Value for money5.33
ArchitectureMaxwell (2014−2018)
GPU code nameGM204
Market segmentMobile workstation
Release date4 April 2016 (6 years ago)
Price now$1700 of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

Quadro M5500's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro M5500's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores2048of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed1139 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed1140 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors5200 Millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)150 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate149.1of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M5500's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.

Laptop sizelarge
InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectorsNone
SLI options+

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M5500: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount8 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed6606 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth211 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)
Shared memory-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M5500. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs
Display Port1.2
G-SYNC support+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M5500. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

3D Vision Pro+
Mosaic+
VR Ready+
nView Display Management+
Optimus+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M5500, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12
Shader Model5.0
OpenGL4.5of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)
OpenCL1.2
Vulkan+
CUDA+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Quadro M5500. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Quadro M5500 26.64
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Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

Quadro M5500 7915

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Quadro M5500 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Full HD
Low Preset

Cyberpunk 2077 27−30

Full HD
Medium Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 27−30
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 27−30
Battlefield 5 27−30
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 27−30
Cyberpunk 2077 27−30
Far Cry 5 27−30
Far Cry New Dawn 27−30
Forza Horizon 4 27−30
Hitman 3 27−30
Horizon Zero Dawn 27−30
Red Dead Redemption 2 27−30
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 27−30
Watch Dogs: Legion 27−30

Full HD
High Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 27−30
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 27−30
Battlefield 5 27−30
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 27−30
Cyberpunk 2077 27−30
Far Cry 5 27−30
Far Cry New Dawn 27−30
Forza Horizon 4 27−30
Hitman 3 27−30
Horizon Zero Dawn 27−30
Metro Exodus 27−30
Red Dead Redemption 2 27−30
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 27−30
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 27−30
Watch Dogs: Legion 27−30

Full HD
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 27−30
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 27−30
Battlefield 5 27−30
Cyberpunk 2077 27−30
Far Cry 5 27−30
Far Cry New Dawn 27−30
Forza Horizon 4 27−30
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 27−30
Watch Dogs: Legion 27−30

1440p
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 27−30
Hitman 3 27−30
Horizon Zero Dawn 27−30
Metro Exodus 27−30
Red Dead Redemption 2 27−30
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 27−30

1440p
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 27−30
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 27−30
Battlefield 5 27−30
Cyberpunk 2077 27−30
Far Cry 5 27−30
Far Cry New Dawn 27−30
Forza Horizon 4 27−30
Watch Dogs: Legion 27−30

4K
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 27−30
Hitman 3 27−30
Horizon Zero Dawn 27−30
Metro Exodus 27−30
Red Dead Redemption 2 27−30
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 27−30
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 27−30

4K
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 27−30
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 27−30
Battlefield 5 27−30
Cyberpunk 2077 27−30
Far Cry 5 27−30
Far Cry New Dawn 27−30
Forza Horizon 4 27−30
Watch Dogs: Legion 27−30

Relative perfomance

Overall Quadro M5500 performance compared to nearest competitors among mobile workstation video cards.


AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro M5500 from AMD is Radeon Pro WX 7100, which is nearly equal in speed and is lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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